Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7169

Title: Prodigal son; or The undutiful youth reclaimed

First Line: Remember thy servant in distress

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16034

Title: The prodigal

First Line: Afflictions, tho' they seem severe

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C8641: The prodigal son asks for his inheritance; his father gives him (a bag of) money

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C8643: The prodigal son in the midst of prostitutes feasting and dissipating his patrimony, usually in a brothel or inn

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C86461: The prodigal son kneels before his father who takes him in his arms

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C8642: Leave-taking and departure of the prodigal son

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C86451: The prodigal son repents his former life and prays

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C86462: Festive reception of the prodigal son


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(59)

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